Waiter, There's a Physicist In My Soup, Part I: Full Transcript

...timeless, really. Picking, you know, walnuts off a tree in the fall, cracking them open and eating them. Nathan MYHRVOLD: So with a vacuum desiccator you suck air out, which allows...

Eating and Tweeting: Full Transcript

...founder of the Chez Panisse Foundation.   MHYRVOLD:  O.K., I’m Nathan Myhrvold and I’m both and inventor and a cookbook author. I trained as a physicist and then I worked with...

Weird Recycling: Full Transcript

...so first say who you are and what you do. The what you do might take three hours, but go ahead. MYHRVOLD: Okay, I’m Nathan Myhrvold. I’m CEO of Intellectual...

Waiter, There’s a Physicist In My Soup, Part I

...camps square off: Alice Waters for the slow foodies and Nathan Myhrvold for the mad scientists. Bon appetit! Our latest Freakonomics Radio podcast (you can download/subscribe at iTunes, get the...

Is There a Better Way to Fight Terrorism? Full Transcript

...to be able to recognize that the outlier attack doesn’t mean that it’s doomsday. Nathan MYHRVOLD: Leadership is taking people to a place they wouldn’t have gotten to already. You...

Global Warming in SuperFreakonomics: The Anatomy of a Smear

...headed up by Nathan Myhrvold. While I.V. employs several climate scientists, it generally operates outside the climate-change establishment. We present I.V.’s views on climate change in general, the limitations and...

Nathan Myhrvold on Geoengineering (and Penguin Poo)

...In a Fareed Zakaria interview on CNN.com, Nathan Myhrvold discusses the geoengineering solutions we wrote about in SuperFreakonomics. (And, Nathan being Nathan, there is a brief discussion of penguin...

Nathan Myhrvold, Mad Chef

...Nathan Myhrvold is the Intellectual Ventures chieftain we wrote about in SuperFreakonomics; I.V. has plans to thwart, inter alia, hurricanes, malaria, and global warming. (He has also written for...

Chuck E. Cheese’s: Where a Kid Can Learn Price Theory

...listener had asked us about. Nathan CORROY: Well, I’m not the type of guy to hit somebody and certainly not a child. But it led me to think it did...

Waiter, There's a Physicist in My Soup, Part 2: Full Transcript

...Waiter There’s a Physicist in my Soup! (Part 2)   ANNOUNCER: Previously, on Freakonomics Radio. Nathan MYHRVOLD:  Then you cook it to perfect medium rare, then you dunk it in...